[mythtv-users] Saving off Shows

jedi at mishnet.org jedi at mishnet.org
Mon Jan 14 15:17:41 UTC 2008

> Rob Ogle wrote:
>> I've got a friend serving in Iraq. I'd like to copy some shows off to
>> and send to him to watch.
>> I tried using WinSCP to copy the mpeg files off to another machine, but
>> they
>> won't play.
> Is this "another machine" running Windows?
> You could try installing VLC on the windows machine,
> it should be able to view the files.

    You can install the ffmpeg libraries for windows and this
should allow windows media player to play your recordings. In
general, Windows doesn't have much in the way of codecs built
in. (despite all of the noise to the contrary)


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